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ALFRED W MCCOY
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Afghanistan: The Gateway Drug For Three Administrations
Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com As you read “Into the Afghan Abyss (Again)” by historian Alfred McCoy, author most recently
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In Our Wars, Are We Captain Kirk Or Malign Aliens?
Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com In the early 1950s, my father ran a gas station on Governors Island, a military base in
Alfred W McCoy
A Tale Fit For A John le Carré Novel (Only It Actually Happened)
Managing Editor, TomDispatch.com
If McCoy told you his story over a whiskey, you’d be obliged to buy the next round. It’s that kind of tale.
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A Modern Edward Gibbon
Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com I was 12. It was 1956. I lived in New York City and was a youthful history buff. (I should
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